Rotate single application

Al Johnson openmoko at
Fri Nov 28 01:11:42 CET 2008

On Thursday 27 November 2008, Carsten Haitzler wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Nov 2008 20:07:25 +0000 Al Johnson
> <openmoko at>
> babbled:
> > > as such you could selectively rotate thew WHOLE screen if a particular
> > > window is focused, but e has no such code - a module could be written
> > > that does just that. but then the keyboard, top-bar etc. will also
> > > rotate.
> >
> > That's what I was thinking of.
> so as such you'd like it, if application X is focused (active app) then the
> whole screen rotates as long as its focused - then rotates back to normal
> when somewhere else? (eg it's a game or video that prefers to run in
> landscape mode).

I think that's what the OP was asking for. Personally it would need some 
careful interface design to avoid driving me nuts! It's another tool that 
might be good for some people in some circumstances. 

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